math
posted by nicole on .
Chris is making a scale drawing of his rectangular room. His room measures 12 feet, 4 inches by 11 feet, 6 inches. He wants his drawing to be onetenth the size of his room. What are the dimensions of his drawing?

12'4" = 148"
11'6" = 138"
Divide each by 10 and then convert back to mixed fraction. 
The dining room is rectangular and measures 17 feet 8 inches by 11 feet 8 inches. Find the area of the dining room floor, rounded up to the next square foot, and the cost of the work.